REST APIs that serve their content via HTTP have limited options for authentication.
The designer of a new REST APIs soon comes across the problem of authentication.
Estimations play a central role in every commercial software project. Whenever a feature is discussed, planned or scheduled the need for an estimation is not far.
Unit tests should be small in scope and fast in execution.
This week I updated my IDE to Eclipse 4.3.2 which comes with Egit 3.
As I started in the programming industry almost a decade ago, writing tests at all was still a fairly new thing for many developers.
One strength of Eclipse is the possibility to use the same code on desktop clients as well as in web clients.
Situation 1: “Dad, where is my yellow road roller?” - “Let me see, son.
Eclipse/OSGi has a strict versioning scheme consisting of 4 parts, separated by dots.
Unit tests often stop being useful where concurrency is involved. A special case is thread safety which can be tested relatively easily with the use of a simple JUnit rule.
You have read the books. You are a clean coder. You know your language, your tools and libraries and you know exactly what matters: Well crafted software, steadily adding value, and of course you are part of a community of professionals.
Shortly after you have created your Eclipse-based project, you must choose a target platform.
The “Problems” view in Eclipse lists errors and warnings in the workspace.
Paper is tree-based Developer documentation, if available, is a great thing.
Gather together, learn what others in the Eclipse space do, which tools they use and how they use them.
My 12-year old niece is just learning to get a bit organized.
“This is just about getting some numbers.” “Oh, and we need some basic UI, nothing fancy though.
Suppose your friend got a new motorcycle. The first questions are probably like the following.
This year marks the third Eclipse Testing Day, where the community gathers for a day focusing on testing with, for and at Eclipse.
I set up a githup repository that gives a working example for a PDE product build from a git repository.
During RCP application development the creation and maintenance of a Test Suite is a common annoyance.
Sometimes functional tests fail. If they do, I not only want to see the test and the error message, I also want a screenshot of the application in the state during the failing test.
On September 8th, the Eclipse Testing Day takes place in Darmstadt.
I have tons of Eclipse workspaces. The last time I counted it was around 24, but it actually changes on a daily basis.
Back in the old days, maintaining an Eclipse installation was easy.
Since OSGi developers gained influence in the Eclipse development and trainings discussion… many words have been said in favour of declaring dependencies via Import-Package instead of Require-Bundle.
I don’t (always) like the ways Eclipse provides me to do long running operations.
We recently moved our continuous integration builds to a new server.